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Till Victory Is Won
  • Author : Janet Cheatham Bell
  • Release : 07 March 2002
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 208 Pages
  • ISBN : 9780743436458
  • Category : History

Taking its title from the moving lyrics of the official song of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, "Lift Every Voice and Sing," Till Victory Is Won chronicles significant moments in African-American history through more than two hundred illuminating quotations from NAACP officers, members, and award recipients. Focusing on five major topics -- Protecting Civil Rights, Achieving Educational Excellence, Nurturing Economic Development, Reaching Youth, and Gaining Political Power -- this extraordinary anthology inspires and informs. Featured voices include: Kweisi Mfume Duke Ellington Rosa Parks Hank Aaron Carter G. Woodson W.E.B. Du Bois Thurgood Marshall Maya Angelou Harry Belafonte Sidney Poitier Sara Lawrence Lightfoot Martin Luther King Jr. Halle Berry Michael Jordan Earvin (Magic) Johnson Colin Powell George Washington Carver Jesse Jackson Oprah Winfrey Lauryn Hill Henry Louis Gates Jr. Toni Morris

Almanac of World War I
  • Author : David F. Burg
  • Release : 12 September 2010
  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Pages : 336 Pages
  • ISBN : 0813127459
  • Category : History

" Provides a day-by-day account of the action on all fronts and of the events surrounding the conflict, from the guns of August 1914 to the November 1918 Armistice and its troubled aftermath. Daily entries, topical descriptions, biographical sketches, maps, and illustrations combine to give a ready and succinct account of what was happening in each of the principal theaters of war.

  • Author : Emile Zola
  • Release : 22 May 1986
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Pages : 411 Pages
  • ISBN : 1613101384
  • Category : Uncategorized

Dans la plaine rase, sous la nuit sans étoiles, d'une obscurité et d'une épaisseur d'encre, un homme suivait seul la grande route de Marchiennes à Montsou, dix kilomètres de pavé coupant tout droit, à travers les champs de betteraves. Devant lui, il ne voyait même pas le sol noir, et il n'avait la sensation de l'immense horizon plat que par les souffles du vent de mars, des rafales larges comme sur une mer, glacées d'avoir balayé des lieues de marais et de terres nues. Aucune ombre d'arbre ne tachait le ciel, le pavé se déroulait avec la rectitude d'une jetée, au milieu de l'embrun aveuglant des ténèbres. L'homme était parti de Marchiennes vers deux heures. Il marchait d'un pas allongé, grelottant sous le coton aminci de sa veste et de son pantalon de velours. Un petit paquet, noué dans un mouchoir à carreaux, le gênait beaucoup; et il le serrait contre ses flancs, tantôt d'un coude, tantôt de l'autre, pour

The Europa Directory of Literary Awards and Prizes
  • Author : Anonim
  • Release : 22 December 2015
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 536 Pages
  • ISBN : 1135356319
  • Category : Reference

A complete guide to the major awards and prizes of the literary world. * An invaluable source of information on awards and prizes world-wide * Covers over 1,000 awards and prizes * Comprehensive background information on each award * Extensive contact details. Contents * Includes internationally awarded prizes along with prestigious national awards * Subject areas covered include adult and children's fiction, non-fiction, poetry, lifetime's achievement, translation and drama * Information is provided on the history of each award, its purpose, what is awarded, how often the prize is awarded, eligibility and restrictions, the awarding organization and the most recent recipients * Full contact details of the awarding organization are provided, including main contact name, postal address, e-mail and Internet address, telephone and fax numbers * Fully indexed by keyword, awarding organization and award by subject.

Whatever Happened To
  • Author : Mark Kearney
  • Release : 30 September 2006
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Pages : 264 Pages
  • ISBN : 1459718194
  • Category : Reference

The latest book by Canada’s Trivia Guys is an entertaining where-are-they-now look at the fate of some 100 celebrities, newsmakers, and significant artifacts from this country’s past. Lake Ontario swimmer Marilyn Bell, CFL legend Russ Jackson, Canada’s first automobile, and Roger Woodward, a boy who survived the waters of Niagara Falls more than 40 years ago, are among those tracked down. Long after making headlines or burrowing their way into our collective consciousness, these Canadian icons have travelled different roads or in some cases kept more quietly to the path that gained them attention in the first place. Kearney and Ray spice up their stories with dozens of fascinating facts. With website links to further information, this book is a great resource to learn more about Canada’s heritage.

Organophosphorus Chemistry
  • Author : D W Hutchinson
  • Release : 31 October 2007
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Pages : 310 Pages
  • ISBN : 1847554334
  • Category : Science

Organophosphorus Chemistry provides a comprehensive annual review of the literature. Coverage includes phosphines and their chalcogenides, phosphonium salts, low coordination number phosphorus compounds, penta- and hexa-coordinated compounds, tervalent phosphorus acids, nucleotides and nucleic acids, ylides and related compounds, and phosphazenes. The series will be of value to research workers in universities, government and industrial research organisations, whose work involves the use of organophosphorus compounds. It provides a concise but comprehensive survey of a vast field of study with a wide variety of applications, enabling the reader to rapidly keep abreast of the latest developments in their specialist areas. Specialist Periodical Reports provide systematic and detailed review coverage of progress in the major areas of chemical research. Written by experts in their specialist fields the series creates a unique servic

Ibn Khallikan s Biographical Dictionary
  • Author : Ibn Khallikan
  • Release : 01 January 2010
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Pages : 706 Pages
  • ISBN : 1616403373
  • Category : Reference

Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary, or Deaths of Eminent Men and History of the Sons of the Epoch, was the noted Arabic scholar Ibn Khallikan's most well-known and respected work. The author worked on the tome from 1256 to 1274, compiling names, genealogies, and histories of prominent or conspicuous men in the Islamic world. The final work was translated into English by William MacGuckin de Slane and is longer than 2,700 pages. It has been quoted by many Arabic rhetoricians and grammarians in other works, as it is considered one of the most important records of Arabic history ever written. Here, separated into four volumes, the Biographical Dictionary is an essential work for any student of Muslim culture and literature. Volume III includes: A detailed index of all biographies; notes from the translator for each biography; and genealogies of hundreds of Muslim figures, including The Katib Imad Ad-Din Al-Ispahani, Abu Bakr A

A Guide to English Grammar
  • Author : Bessie Brooks
  • Release : 17 February 2012
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 720 Pages
  • ISBN : 9781469148151
  • Category : Reference

There is elements of language that allow us to better understand the world. Abstractions in language help us classify ideas into groups so that we may generalize or specify parts within a label. For instance a car is made up of many parts, such as the engine, the wheels, the body,etc. We call it a car instead of of "an engine driving the wheels with a body attached to carry passengers", to make it easier for us not only to transfer the though within our mind, but also to others. Also, by calling it a car, we have differentiated the object from a train or a bike, both being other modes of transportation. Abstractions are part of our mental girds that help us by chopping reality into fragments so that we may organize it and put it into our grasp of understanding. Something such as the temperature cannot be measured because it is infinitely variable. It is just our enviroment reduced to numbers so that we can conceive it in our min

Understanding Breast Cancer
  • Author : Peter A. Dervan, M.D.
  • Release : 21 March 2001
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Pages : 197 Pages
  • ISBN : 0786450169
  • Category : Health & Fitness

Every twelve minutes an American woman dies from breast cancer, and an additional four patients are told they have the disease. Second only to lung cancer as the leading cause of cancer deaths in women overall, it is number one among cancer deaths in women aged 35–54 and the second in women aged 55–74. Putting into perspective the stark reality of breast cancer and the chances of surviving it, this work is a layperson's guide to the disease. Chapters cover the scope of the problem, the causes of breast cancer, how it begins, grows and spreads, and how it looks under the pathologist's microscope (illustrations are provided). Also supplied is information on mammograms and their role in prevention, and on genetics, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, web sites and the improvements one may expect in the near future and those possible in the distant future.

Plays and their Makers up to 1576
  • Author : Glynne Wickham
  • Release : 05 September 2013
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 396 Pages
  • ISBN : 113628897X
  • Category : Performing Arts

This volume forms part of the 5 volume set Early English Stages 1300-1660. This set examines the history of the development of dramatic spectacle and stage convention in England from the beginning of the fourteenth century to 1660.

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  • Author : Us Department Of Defense
  • Release : 01 January 1970
  • Publisher : Delene Kvasnicka
  • Pages : 411 Pages
  • ISBN : 0987637XXX
  • Category : Reference

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Table for Two
  • Author : Lucy Morgan Waller
  • Release : 23 November 2010
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 59 Pages
  • ISBN : 1456816160
  • Category : Reference

Table for Two Table for Two is a humorous guide for older men and women who are not yet ready to give up on finding love. Its only real purpose is to share a laugh with its readers. It is a series of first dates. Each date is a disaster for one reason or another. The advice given is more likely to be funny than helpful. Along with the stories, you find various lists that may apply to senior dating. They should be read carefully to unveil their humor. Have fun reading Table for Two, but dont take it too seriously.